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F2 - Latifi takes first win of 2019 in Bahrain Feature Race

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F2 - 2019 Race of Sakhir - Feature Race

Nicholas Latifi has won the FIA Formula 2 season-opening Feature Race at the Bahrain International Circuit.

The Canadian established a five-second lead in the first race stint after passing pole-sitter Luca Ghiotto and Louis Deletraz. A slow pit stop saw him plunge to sixth but he fought his way back to the front in the second stint, where he pulled out an eight second gap to his rivals to record his third career race win in the series.

Ghiotto recovered from a clutch issue at the start to take second place, while Sergio Sette Camara finished third.

Sunday’s reverse grid Sprint Race will see Mick Schumacher line up in pole position after he snatched eighth place on the final lap.


2019 FIA Formula 2 Championship Round 1 Feature Race: Sakhir, Bahrain

1Nicholas LatifiDAMS
2Luca GhiottoUNI-Virtuosi Racing
3Sérgio Sette CamaraDAMS
4Anthoine HubertBWT Arden
5Louis DelétrazCarlin
6Nyck De VriesART Grand Prix
7Jack AitkenCampos Racing
8Mick SchumacherPREMA Racing
9Nobuharu MatsushitaCarlin
10Guanyu ZhouUNI-Virtuosi Racing
11Ralph BoschungTrident
12Giuliano AlesiTrident
13Tatiana CalderonBWT Arden
14Callum IlottSauber Junior Racing by Charouz
15Dorian BoccolacciCampos Racing
16Juan Manuel CorreaSauber Junior Racing by Charouz
17Jordan KingMP Motorsport
18Mahaveer RaghunathanMP Motorsport
19Nikita MazepinART Grand Prix
 Sean GelaelPREMA Racing
 Guanyu Zhou (UNI-Virtuosi Racing) - 1:47.645 on Lap 18
 Guanyu Zhou (UNI-Virtuosi Racing)